Person    | Female  Born 1891  Died 1963

Anne Winifrede O'Reilly

Anne Winifrede O'Reilly

Schoolteacher. Headteacher at Peckham Emergency Central School, 1940 - 46, and the first head at Walworth's first comprehensive school, 1947 - 55, when she retired.  

Founding member of the All England Netball Association (now England Netball ) and served on the National Fitness Council. In 1942 she received the MBE for her war work running 26 Londoners’ Meals Service Centres – otherwise known as British Restaurants - thus organising the feeding for all those affected by the WW2 bombing of Southwark. 

Our information is from Remaking English.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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